Cars of Tintin Series – Peugeot Q3A

In my last post, we had seen that a bomb was planted in the house of Professor Topolino in Nyon. After the explosion, obviously the Fire Brigade rushed to the site. They were seen using two vehicles, a Willys Jeep Station Wagon followed by a fire engine. This fire engine was a Peugeot Q3A. The … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Peugeot Q3A

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Cars of Tintin Series – Willys Jeep Station Wagon

Looking for Professor Calculus, Tintin and Captain Haddock reached Nyon after an eventful ride in a Simca Aronde and a Rover 60. While looking for Professor, they chanced upon Professor Topolino who had been assaulted and thrown into the cellar of his own house. While the trio discussed Professor Calculus going missing, a bomb, which … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Willys Jeep Station Wagon

Cars of Tintin Series – Rover 60 1954

Tintin and Captain Haddock reached Switzerland in search of Professor Calculus. In my last post they were on their way to Nyon in a Simca Aronde Taxi when the villains pushed them off the road using a Citroen 7CV Traction Avante. A crowd gathered at the accident spot. One of the cars in that crowd … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Rover 60 1954

Cars of Tintin Series – Chevrolet Bel Air 1955

We were following the journey of Tintin and Captain Haddock from Geneva to Nyon. The two were searching for Professor Calculus who had vanished from Marlinspike Hall. In my last post we saw that Captain and Tintin had taken a cab, a Simca Aronde to Nyon. However, their progress was tracked by the villains who … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Chevrolet Bel Air 1955

Cars of Tintin Series – Simca 9 Aronde 1954

Tintin and Captain Haddock had taken a Fiat 1400 Taxi to Hotel Cornavin in Geneva. They missed Professor Calculus while he was leaving the hotel. On inquiring the hotel staff they realised that Professor Calculus had left for the station to catch a train to Nyon. The duo hurried to the station but missed the … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Simca 9 Aronde 1954

Cars of Tintin Series – Fiat 1400

Looking for Professor Calculus, Tintin and Captain Haddock reached Geneva. Two cars shown at the airport were the BMW 501 and the Studebaker Champion. The two gentlemen were then dropped at the Hotel Cornavin. Surprise, surprise, and what did I discover about Herge and Tintin today? Cornavin is a real hotel in Geneva, which is … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Fiat 1400

Cars of Tintin Series – BMW 501

In my last post we saw that Tintin and Captain Haddock found out about Professor Calculus' laboratory where he was working on a secret sound based technology. Based on their encounter with a stranger in the laboratory, they landed in Geneva in search of Professor Calculus who had gone missing. Outside the airport, Herge has … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – BMW 501

Cars of Tintin Series – Studebaker Champion 1953

After a number of unexplained events and attacks at Marlinspike Professor Calculus went for a walk and did not come back. Tintin and Captain Haddock chanced upon his laboratory where he was working on a secret weapon which could destroy structures by using sound waves. They also came across a mysterious fellow in the laboratory … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Studebaker Champion 1953

Cars of Tintin Series – Volkswagen Beetle

I think, "The Calculus Affair" which is based in Europe of the 1950s has maximum number of cars depicted in it compared to any other Tintin book. This book is replete with street scenes from various European cities, both real and imaginary. We are still in the temporary parking lot in front of Marlinspike Hall. … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Volkswagen Beetle

Cars of Tintin Series – Peugeot 203

We stay with the "Calculus Affair", a book that may have depicted the maximum number of cars in any Tintin book. The detailed drawing of a temporary parking lot which had come up in front of Marlinspike has a treasure trove of classic cars from the 50s. Another car shown parked there is the Peugeot … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Peugeot 203